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Urgent & Emergency Commissioning Manager

Job Reference: 806-CCG-1837984

NHS Blackpool CCG
Blackpool Stadium, Blackpool
£44,606 - £50,819 pa

This is an exciting time for the NHS across the Fylde Coast. We are at the cutting edge of developing new ways of delivering health services, with ambitious plans to integrate health and care across the area.

As part of this journey the two Fylde Coast Clinical Commissioning Groups have come together to support the development of “Healthier Fylde Coast”, the local integrated care partnership. The Strategic Planning & Acute Commissioning team has responsibility for managing planned and unplanned care alongside corporate performance and QIPP.

During this important period of change we are seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Urgent & Emergency Care Commissioning Manager to support the CCGs’ and wider ICP in transforming Urgent & Emergency Care services and, delivering the priorities and outcomes set out in the NHS Long Term Plan. The role supports the CCGs’ in driving transformation as well as ensuring value for money in commissioning services. The post holder will need strong relationship and stakeholder management skills and must be able to work in a matrix structure.

You will take an active role in refining and developing new and improved pathways, spreading best practice and leading on a number of work streams linked to the Urgent & Emergency Care transformation programme. You will have experience of communicating highly complex, sensitive and contentious information to a wide range of internal and external stakeholders. You will demonstrate a flexible, professional and organised approach, with the ability to work on multiple requests simultaneously whilst taking a calm and pragmatic approach, as well as the ability to understand new areas of work quickly.

The role will also provide support to the delivery of other programmes of work including QIPP and RightCare

For further details / informal visits contact:

Contact Beth Goodman - 01253 951491

Availability by telephone on Tuesday 09th July 1300 -1700hrs or Friday 12th July between 1000-1200hrs



In the event of exceptionally high levels of response, we reserve the right to close the post before the date stated above in order to prevent the number of applications received being unmanageable. You are advised to submit your completed application form as soon as possible to have the best chance of being considered.

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Additional information relating to the role can be found in the Job Description below. Please note that candidates will be shortlisted against the criteria outlined within the Person Specification (also below), therefore, to avoid disappointment please ensure you meet the requirements of the role before applying and that you are able to demonstrate these requirements throughout your application form.

The salary range for this post is determined in line with the national Agenda for Change Terms and Conditions of Service. Please Note that new entrants to the NHS will normally commence on the first paypoint of the relevant band.

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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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